[Pkg-fonts-devel] Packaging Noto fonts

Denis Jacquerye moyogo at gmail.com
Sun Jun 16 17:48:19 UTC 2013

Hi Vasudev,

Would it make sense to have the noto packages but also a noto-unhinted package?
The hinted fonts are better in general, but some might prefer the
unhinted fonts for size if they don't care about hinting instructions
or know that they will have FreeType hinting on the fly.

On Sun, Jun 16, 2013 at 2:45 PM, Vasudev Kamath <kamathvasudev at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Christian,
> On 18:51 Thu 04 Apr     , Christian PERRIER wrote:
>> Quoting Behdad Esfahbod (behdad at behdad.org):
>> > Hello Debian fonts folks,
>> >
>> > I was wondering if anyone's interested in packaging the Noto fonts:
>> >
>> >   https://code.google.com/p/noto/
>> >
>> > Noto supercedes Droid and has much larger coverage and better hints, and new
>> > scripts will be added over time.
>> I just added this in my TODO list. Will of course need to check
>> licenceses, format of the provided fonts, etc.
> Just finished the packaging of noto and pushed it to our git
> repository. (noto.git)
> I've choosen hinted fonts hope that is fine. I'm really not very sure
> what might be difference between hinted and non-hinted. So if non hinted
> is preferred please let me know and I will change it, or both are
> preferred I can package non hinted version to.
> Cheers,
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